The first detailed map of red foxes’ DNA may reveal domestication secrets

For nearly 60 years, scientists in Russia have bred tame and aggressive Vulpes vulpes

red fox with a silver coat

FOXY FRIEND  A nearly 60-year program in Russia has bred tamer and tamer red foxes, including variants like this with a silver coat, that behave much like domestic dogs.

Kingston Photography for the JAB Canid Education and Conservation Center

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